Because Cylance uses the VirusTotal API! So, of course it would get all these samples..using simple SHA1 hash checksums.
Their sales team seems to focus on low-skill (read: fix the copier, what's devops?) IT departments with smoke and mirrors tactics like this. I called it out right away, and went with a competing product. But based on that scammy behavior, this doesn't seem far off.
Perhaps some type of expiry after 30-60 days of non-use for sensitive encrypted drives might protect against this, since there's no way the person could decrypt the drive after that threshold.
He tried to each us that despite CO2 being linked to global warming, much nastier gasses used to come out of cars and were made into plain ol' CO2 by catalytic converters.
So he definitely inserted propaganda into the education system but I think it was from the alternate end of the spectrum...
So, I don't know what's new about this theory aside from the fact it can be diced up into "alternative facts" that say hey! look! climate change (somewhat) natural!
My lease (in SF proper) goes so far as to say you can't even bring a portable dishwasher into the apartment.
I suppose what I was really trying to say is $100/mo for food might be possible, but in practice, it really doesn't happen.
Sure, there are nebulous opportunities for "networking" and some real learning that goes on, but the prime motivator for many is those two items. The rest of it is just the official stuff you have to do in order to get those items.
Pohl's law: Nothing is so good that somebody, somewhere, will not hate it.